BIO

Erin Khar lives, loves, and writes in New York City and sometimes other cities too. Her work has been featured many places, including Marie Claire, SELF, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, The Manifest-Station, and Cosmonauts Avenue. In addition to her Ask Erin advice column and her role as Managing Editor for Ravishly, her latest project is a forthcoming memoir that follows her recovery from a 15-year struggle with heroin addiction, as she learned to let go of shame, face the truth, and love and forgive herself. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210.

Erin Khar's Articles

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Ask Erin: I Assaulted My Ex And Don't Know How To Make It Right 

I sexually assaulted my ex, and I don't know how to make things better. I have apologized and told her I would give her all the space she needs.
Erin Khar   |   10.17.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: I'm Almost 30 And I Feel Like I'm "Behind" In Life

I’m soon approaching 30, I feel so behind in life in comparison to friends. I feel like I’m old and the best years of my life were wasted on an illness.
Erin Khar   |   10.10.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: My Ex-Girlfriend Is Giving Me Mixed Signals 

She told me that her feelings are gone and never coming back. Until the day when she moved out, and now my girlfriend is giving me mixed signals. Help!
Erin Khar   |   10.3.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: I'm Afraid I Am Frigid

I'm afraid that I am frigid. I spent a decade making excuses and convincing myself that things with the next guy would be better.
Erin Khar   |   09.26.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: I'm Exhausted By My Daughter's Depression

I am at my limits of coping with my daughter’s depression. She is depressed and suffers from high anxiety. It is taking its toll.
Erin Khar   |   09.19.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: Was I Raped?

This is something that has haunted me for many years. Just thinking about it now makes me feel sick. What I raped or a drunk slut?
Erin Khar   |   09.12.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: I'm Jealous Of My Partner's Ex

He keeps saying that when the divorce is over she will be out of our lives but it’s not true. I'm jealous of my parent's ex.
Erin Khar   |   09.5.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: My Husband Has A Sex Addiction 

I’m pretty sure my husband has a sex addiction because I keep catching him cheating on me. He’s cheating with multiple women, and he’s paying them for it.
Erin Khar   |   08.29.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Best Friend She's Making A Mistake Getting Married?

What breaks my heart is that my friend had this idea recently that she wants to get married to this guy. I think she's making a mistake getting married.
Erin Khar   |   08.22.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: How Do I Deal With Friends Who Are ALWAYS Late?

My husband and I are good friends with another couple. We love them dearly, but they have no concept of time. Our friends are always late!
Erin Khar   |   08.15.18 12:01am   |   SHARE